Mayor & BLM – LA Meet at L.A. Sentinel

L.A. Mayor Karen Bass and members of Black Lives Matter – L.A. Chapter met at the office of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Feb. 10, to discuss a range of community issues of mutual concern. Following the discussion, Mayor Bass joined the gathering for a group photo. (Phil Taylor)

Lawmakers Push Bill to Grant Prisoners Right to Vote  

Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles) the chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Elections introduced Assembly Constitutional Amendment 4 (ACA-4). The legislation proposes amending the California Constitution to allow felons serving time in state and federal prisons to vote. 

Hahn Draws Big Coalition of Support for Re-election Bid

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn officially launched her re-election campaign for L.A. County Supervisorial District 4 on January 30 and received endorsements of 24 in-district Mayors, state and federal leaders and prominent organizations representing working families.

Hutt Tapped to Chair All Women Council Committee

Los Angeles City Council is breaking barriers with Council President Paul Krekorian’s recent announcement surrounding new committee assignments. For the first time in history, City Council will have an all-women’s committee, with Councilwoman Heather Hutt leading as chair of the Transportation committee.

Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman

  In celebration of the Los Angeles Sentinel’s 90th anniversary and honoring our newly elected Mayor Karen Bass, we will be giving away complimentary tickets to our 2023 Power, Leadership & Influence of the Black Woman event on Saturday, April 15, 2023 11am-2pm at the Beverly Hilton. Click to sign up for a chance to win a complimentary ticket. Tickets will be selected at random and are first come, first serve. If selected, you will be contacted by a LA Sentinel team member. If you are interested in sponsoring, please send email directly to [email protected]  A word from creator, Danny J. Bakewell,